Roger Cohen Gets It Wrong, Again

Hitler's minister of propaganda, Joseph Goebbels, once stated, "If you repeat a lie often enough, it becomes the truth."  No one is more keenly aware of this than fascism's spawned offspring, Hamas and its Muslim Brotherhood affiliates.  But when Hamas offers its falsehoods for consumption, no one -- except the Arabs of the Mid-East and their most ardent third-world and leftist allies -- takes them seriously. The problem, however, becomes acute when a putative semi-respectable columnist espouses extremist propaganda.  Roger Cohen does precisely that with his latest November 22 screed, "Enough." Cohen once again repeats the exaggerated casualty figure of 1,400 Palestinian deaths occurring as a result of Israel's Operation Cast Lead without noting that this figure is disputed.  Nor does he note that even according to his own inflated count, more than half of those killed were terror combatants, a fact belatedly corroborated by Hamas itself.  Instead, Roger Cohen...(Read Full Post)